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International Organisations, International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU), 1974-1984

MS. Eng. c. 2567
Held at the Weston Library

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Committee on the Safeguard of the Pursuit of Science.

Folder K.16. 1977-1984. Papers and correspondence on composition, policy, meetings, reports of Committee, cases reported etc.

Committee on Structure and Statutes.

The material includes correspondence, questionnaires, memoranda, drafts and reports, manuscript notes by Kendrew 1978-1984.

Folder K.17. 1978-1979.

Folder K.18. January-September, 1980.

Folder K.19. November 1980 - 1982.

Folder K.20. 1983-1984.

China and Taiwan.

Folder K.21. Notes and correspondence on Royal Society and ICSU committee meetings May-September 1975 on Union and individual views on china; on admission of China to International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) 1977; on representation of China in International Union of Biochemistry (IUB) 1979.

Folder K.22. 1979-1980. Manuscript notes, papers and correspondence on forms of words, nomenclature etc. on China and Taiwan, for resolutions to be presented to ICSU Executive Board (January 1980) and General Assembly in Amsterdam September 1980.

Folder K.23. 1982-1983. Manuscript notes, papers and correspondence on discussions with scientists from China and Taiwan, meeting of Structure and Statutes Committee, proposed visit to China by Kendrew and L. Ernster (then Secretary-General, ICSU).

ICSU Press.

Folder K.24. 1984-1985. General correspondence on publications and projects, mainly with W.J. Whelan (Chairman, Board of Management, ICSU Press) Includes some correspondence on BioEssays, an ICSU Press journal edited by Whelan for the first issue of which Kendrew wrote an editorial.


  • Creation: 1974-1984


9 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2567

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/K.16-K.24

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